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Hardball with Chris Matthews

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Every weeknight from MSNBC’s Washington, D.C. studio, author and veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a spirited hour of political analysis and debate that includes interviews with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and cultural icons. The show provides inside-the-Beltway access and highlights Matthews’ keen political insight gained from many years of both working in and covering American politics. Matthews asks his guests the tough questions, and never backs down, in a relentless pursuit of the truth. The final segment of the show, ‘Let Me Finish,’ is recognized for showcasing Matthews’ personalized take on a significant news story of the day, which is delivered in his unique, signature style.

Every weeknight from MSNBC’s Washington, D.C. studio, author and veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a spirited hour of political analysis and debate that includes interviews with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and cultural icons. The show provides inside-the-Beltway access and highlights Matthews’ keen political insight gained from many years of both working in and covering American politics. Matthews asks his guests the tough questions, and never backs down, in a relentless pursuit of the truth. The final segment of the show, ‘Let Me Finish,’ is recognized for showcasing Matthews’ personalized take on a significant news story of the day, which is delivered in his unique, signature style.
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Every weeknight from MSNBC’s Washington, D.C. studio, author and veteran journalist Chris Matthews hosts a spirited hour of political analysis and debate that includes interviews with prominent politicians, newsmakers, and cultural icons. The show provides inside-the-Beltway access and highlights Matthews’ keen political insight gained from many years of both working in and covering American politics. Matthews asks his guests the tough questions, and never backs down, in a relentless pursuit of the truth. The final segment of the show, ‘Let Me Finish,’ is recognized for showcasing Matthews’ personalized take on a significant news story of the day, which is delivered in his unique, signature style.

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Episodes

FBI Director Wray: Russia continues to interfere

7/18/2018
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In an interview with Lester Holt, FBI Director Christopher Wray commented on Trump’s recent statements: “He's got his view, I can tell you what my view is. The intel community assessment hasn't changed. My view has not changed which is that Russia attempted to interfere with the last election and continues to this day.”

Duration:00:43:39

Matthews: Trump wasn’t correcting his mistake, he’s spinning

7/17/2018
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Chris says Trump isn't correcting his continual siding with Putin against our intelligence agencies. He's simply spinning.

Duration:00:43:46

Matthews: Trump is under Putin's control

7/16/2018
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Chris says there's a term for a country being totally controlled by another. It’s called “Finlandized” and the United States of America was dramatically and humiliatingly "Finlandized” by Russia.

Duration:00:43:57

Matthews: Trump embarrasses us on the world stage

7/11/2018
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Chris says there's one thing that's clear about President Trump's words today about NATO -- he's not speaking for Americans.

Duration:00:44:22

Ben Rhodes on NATO: Putin wants the collapse of western alliances

7/10/2018
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With a week of consequential meetings ahead of him, Trump appears determined to trample over America's allies at the NATO summit in Brussels, before he stops in Helsinki for an ill-advised meeting with Vladimir Putin.

Duration:00:44:03

Cecile Richards on SCOTUS: Overturning Roe will end safe, legal abortion

7/9/2018
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With Justice Kennedy’s retirement, what’s the future of Roe v. Wade?

Duration:00:43:57

New Poll: 49% believe Trump is racist

7/5/2018
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New polls from Quinnipiac University show that 39% approve of Trump’s immigration policies while 49% believe the President is racist, versus 47% who believe he isn’t racist.

Duration:00:43:50

Cohen signals a flip on Trump

7/3/2018
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Michael Cohen told ABC's George Stephanopoulos this weekend: "My wife, my daughter and my son have my first loyalty and always will...I put family and country first."

Duration:00:43:45

Sen. Harris on SCOTUS pick: We’re looking at destruction of the Constitution

6/27/2018
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Senator Kamala Harris of the Senate Judiciary Committee joins Hardball to talk about Justice Kennedy’s retirement and where the Senate goes from here.

Duration:00:43:36

Bloomberg: Mueller to zero in on Trump-Russia collusion allegations

6/26/2018
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Today, Bloomberg News reported Mueller is also preparing to "accelerate" his probe into possible collusion between the Trump Campaign and the Kremlin.

Duration:00:44:13

Trump tries to fire up his base on immigration

6/25/2018
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Having spent most of last week on defense, President Donald Trump is now back on the offensive -- pushing his hawkish immigration rhetoric.

Duration:00:43:54

Clinton on Comey’s use of personal email account: But my emails

6/14/2018
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Responding to the revelation that James Comey also used a personal email account to conduct official FBI business, Hillary Clinton wrote in a tweet: "but my emails."

Duration:00:43:50

After Primary night, Bob Corker calls GOP ‘cultish’ for loyalty to Trump

6/13/2018
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Senator Bob Corker is calling his own party "cultish" for their blind loyalty to President Trump and fear of upsetting him.

Duration:00:43:19

Axios: Trump repeatedly pressured Sessions on Mueller Probe

5/31/2018
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Axios is reporting that Trump made multiple attempts to persuade Attorney General Jeff Sessions to retake command of the Russia investigation.

Duration:00:43:56

NYT: McCabe feared Rosenstein provided Trump cover for firing Comey

5/30/2018
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A New York Times piece reports that Andrew McCabe wrote a confidential memo which states Rod Rosenstein said “the president had originally asked him to reference Russia in his memo, the people familiar with the conversation said. Mr. Rosenstein did not elaborate on what Mr. Trump had wanted him to say.”

Duration:00:43:52

Rob Reiner calls Roseanne comments ‘not acceptable in 2018’

5/29/2018
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ABC quickly cancelled “Roseanne” after the lead actress’s racist tweet about Former Obama Advisor Valerie Jarrett.

Duration:00:43:56

Trump promotes dubious conspiracy theory against FBI

5/24/2018
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President Trump is going to new extremes in his attempts to put the FBI on trial.

Duration:00:43:58

Cohen’s business partner cooperates in plea deal

5/22/2018
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The New York Times is reporting that Michael Cohen's business partner has agreed to cooperate in a plea deal with state prosecutors in New York.

Duration:00:43:55

Amid Trump demands, DOJ investigates FBI of ‘wrongdoing’

5/21/2018
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President Trump and the Department of Justice on Monday reached an agreement to investigate Trump’s claims of FBI wrongdoing in the Russia probe.

Duration:00:42:45